San Diego, California – (The Hosting News) – December 21, 2006 – Web host and online presence solutions provider, Aplus.Net, has garnered the ”#1 Shared Hosting Web Speed” award, from Internet performance web hosting research firm, RealMetrics, LLC, for November 2006.
The award distinguishes Aplus.Net as the top web hosting provider in terms of web speed. Aplus.Net also received the RealMetrics award for shared hosting uptime in October 2006, and, as of December 12, was also ranked at first place on the RealMetrics list for both Shared hosting and Dedicated hosting. (Daily rankings fluctuate day-to-day, due to constant measurement).
RealMetrics results are based on actual accounts set up with hosting providers, with web speeds tested every 30 minutes from five different locations across the United States. Uptime is tested by frequent loading of the accountÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s http address every 30 seconds, as opposed to the more common and less precise method of Ã¢â‚¬Å“pinging.Ã¢â‚¬Â Support response time is also monitored by submitting a weekly support ticket.
Gabriel Murphy, CEO of Aplus.Net offered, ”Aplus.Net is very pleased to receive this recognition from RealMetrics. We work hard to make sure our customers have the very best in uptime and support, and weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re happy to see our commitment to excellence validated by an esteemed and independent third party.”
Rick Ralston, Chief Executive at RealMetrics added, ”The performance we see from Aplus.Net is solid, month-in and month-out. After winning our October Shared Hosting 100% Uptime award, Aplus.Net turned around and landed our #1 Web Speed award for shared hosting for the second consecutive month.”
According to the RealMetrics website, more than 110,000 tests per day are performed on real Shared Hosting accounts. You can read more about RealMetrics and their methodology at www.realmetrics.com. The RealMetrics name and logo are trademarks of RealMetrics, LLC.
has provided web services since the Internet’s commercial start in 1995. Aplus.Net is one of the top ten privately held hosting companies in the United States. Specializing in helping small businesses build a customer base via the Internet, Aplus.Net offers award-winning services that include web hosting and design, dedicated servers, online marketing, e-commerce, domain name registration, and much more. Aplus.Net has been awarded many honors for excellence, including the prestigious CNET Editors’ Choice Award, and has been featured in top U.S. business publications such as Forbes, Entrepreneur, Black Enterprise, and PC Magazine.
To learn more about Aplus,Net, please visit: www.aplus.net.